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Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm EDT
view. i think we've got to invest in education and training. i think it's important for us to develop new sources of energy here in america. that we change our tax code to make sure we're helping small businesses and companies that are investing here in the united states. that we take some of the money that we're saving as we wind down two wars to rebuild america. and that we reduce our deficit in a balanced way that allows us to make these critical investments. now, it ultimately is going to be up to the voters, to you, which path we should take. are we going to double down on the top-down economic policies that helped to get us into this mess or do we embrace a new economic patriotism that says america does best when the middle-class does best? and i'm looking forward to having that debate. >> lehrer: governor romney, two minutes. >> thank you, jim, it's an honor to be here with you and i appreciate the chance to be with the president. m pleased to be at the university of denver, appreciate their welcome and also the presidential commission on these debates. and congratulations to y
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
in place of a high school diploma. more recent higher standards. some educators say that will make the changes tougher. >> it will be more difficult. because it is common core and standards have gotten tougher for traditional high school students. standards have to be tougher for the g.e.d. >> the new version becomes available january 2014. >> maryland voters will decide whether hundreds of students will be able to afford college. critics complain the dream act awards illegal immigrants by giving them in state tuition rates. young people some path to fulfill their dreams. bruce leshan has a look. >> this is the chance for me to go to university of maryland. >> cam pose pos is a dreamer. >> to give back to society. i could be saving your life in the future. >> his parents brought him to the u.s. at 12. he graduated from kennedy high school, earned straight a's at montgomery college, was diagnosed with bone cancer at 18. >> i want to save lives. just like my life was saved once. >> ricardo could scrape together enough money, but he says the out of state tuition charged undoc
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 12:00pm EDT
for the economy. so for me it's a tie. kia said not only did romney insult educators, he also insulted the poor. obama wasn't a big winner tonight either. he lacked an aggression. so overall i think it was a fair fight. you can leave your comments by going to facebook.com/wusa9. >>> the candidates can get carried away sometimes when they are explaining their positions. so did mitt romney or president owe bottom ma stretch the truth -- president obama stretch the truth when they were talking about taxes. derek mcginty watched the debate with our partners at "u.s.a. today." >> reporter: there was a lot to talk about and a lot of facts out there, especially this $5 trillion in tax cuts. president obama says that's what romney wants to do. romney says not me. take a listen. >> governor romney's central economic plan calls for a $5 trillion tax cut on top of the extension of the bush tax cuts. that's another trillion dollars. and $2 trillion in additional military spending that the military hasn't asked for. >> i don't have a $5 trillion tax cut. i don't have a tax cut of a scale that you're talking
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm EDT
an inspiring film about the adventure. >>> and right after the break, five educators in hot water tonight after a teacher, student, sex scandal rocks a suburban high school. >>> the curiosity rover up there on mars will get to try out its scoop over the weekend. this is an animation of how the spacecraft touched wn on mars. this happened back in august. now, that rover is on a mission to scoop up martian sand and figure out what it's made of. nasa experts say the sand will serve as a mouthwash for the rover to clean the hardware. all this scooping and washing gets going on saturday. well a teacher, student sex scandal is rocking one community. three male teachers at a camden county new jersey high school are accused of having sex with students. investigators say the principal and vice principal work to protect those people instead of the students. the prosecutor says the relationships grew out of social media as well as interactions outside of school. >> we uncovered evidence of exchanges of sexually explicit text messages during instructional periods. and a trip to the shore involving the tea
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
to educate women about breast cancer screening and prevention. dr. stephanie ockbari is with washington hospital center and is here to tell us more. good to have you with us. women of all ages n.ed to this. when and where do they show up? >> saturday morning at virginia hospital center. this is our seventhage ladies for live. this is -- seventh annual ladies for life. it's meant to educate and empower women. >> it is free and all are welcome but it's important people register. >> absolutely. they can register by going to the website at virginiahospitalcenter.com. >> you're going to have to hours you're devoting to educating and teaching women. give us some more highlights of what will happen when someone shows up. >> there are wellness booths. there is a physical therapy demonstration. and there's a panel of four women physicians. so three breast surgeons and a breast medical oncologist. >> the one lesson that you want to educate women about is that cancer, breast cancer is a beatable disease. i was just on a panel moderating a panel talking about empowering women on prevention. one of
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
biggest spikes of support when talking about reducing the costs of education while mitt romney did not fair nearly as well with the liberal leaning college crowd as the debate went on. matt jablow, 9news now. >> that's cool. that was really interesting. >>> in other news now, there is still no sign this morning of a missing fairfax county teenager. brian glenn was last seen monday morning at w.t. woodson high school but did not show up for class. his vehicle was found in face park tuesday morning. investigators searched the area thursday night but have not found him. if you know where glenn is or have any information, please call police. it could lead to an award. >>> police are searching for whoever beat an elderly man in silver spring. 72-year-old guzman was found unresponsive in a parking lot of an apartment building on garland avenue early tuesday morning. he remains in the hospital in critical condition and at this point is unable to speak. if you have any information on this beating, please call police. >>> a warning for women in fairfax county. police say a man is grabbing w
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
on everything. >> reporter: and paul hertel. they're curiosity grew into activism. they educated themselves about coal-fired plants and emissions and then commissioned three studies. one of the most important studies the two commissioned was from a local scientists who disproved what the company was saying about something called downwash. instead of pollutant particles going up into the atmosphere the scientists found they were actually coming down into the neighborhood. >> it proved that more than 1,200 hours a year this plant was emitting sulfur dioxide beyond the national standards. >> reporter: the downwash was due in part to the short stacks required because the plant is in the flight path of national airport. a penn state study matched the company's coal to that gray residue and a harvard study connected residents' health problems to pollutants spewed out by the plant. >> we can all take a deep breath. >> reporter: but until the last 15,000 tons of coal is gone elizabeth chimento will be keeping track. peggy fox, 9 news now. >> clean-up at the plant will take up to 18 months. most o
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 12:00pm EDT
is it that we have to be so proud of in terms of the cultural, the artistic, and the educational contributions of african-americans from precolonial times to making this county what it is today. i learned something -- i learn something new every day from my staff, from my exhibitors, and the programming is amazing. the other thing is we needed to be more than just a museum. we needed to be a cultural center which means we take the culture to the people as well as have the people come to us and we ask everybody in prince george's county. the culture of african- americans is a never ending story. what are you going to contribute to the next chapter? >> i'm just happy that you've asked me to be a part of the gail la. it's saturday at mar -- gala. it's saturday. it's at martins crosswinds. tickets are available. if you go to jchayward.com, there is a link to the museum and you can get more information. and the money that is garnered from this gala will go towards the museum. >> it goes towards the museum. it goes towards programs which are actually award winning programs. award winning programs fo
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 12:00pm EDT
come every year. it really is a fun time for people. and informational and educational time for them. >> that's right. because we have information for people on housing and health care and legal and financial information. even entertainment and all those kinds of things that people are looking for you get a chance to pick up information. also lots of free giveaways and door prizes. it's a lot of fun plus a live band. >> and some entertainment. if you are 50 or older or if you have a loved one who is 50 or older, you'll want to come to these two expos. this sunday it's going to be at ballston mall in virginia. on sunday, the 14th of october it's going to be at white flint mall. stuart will be there. >> noon to 4:00 both days, both locations. >> that's important, noon to 4:00. come on out. i'll be there. and we'll have lots of fun. and of course don't forget to pick up your free copy of the beacon newspaper. if you live in montgomery county, the league of women voters has an outline that you'll want. >> 20-page voters guide. very helpful about all the different issues facing montgomery
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm EDT
the is educational background -- from the second floor. >> okay, you had one that jumped? >> yes, sir. >> how is that person doing? >> i cannot reveal their condition, but they have been transported. >> we also heard that one firefighter was injured, is that correct? >> yes, that's affirmative, but he should be fine. >> do we know what may have started it had? >> no, we don't know what started it. the fire will be under investigation. all of our members who do spawn, they did an extremely good job and i want to congratulation them for the work that they have done. >> reporter: talk a little bit about the fire response. we understand that this went to a second alarm, which means an extra set of fire engines were called out. is that correct? >> yes. that is the precautionary on my part. i was concerned about the fire extending down to the units. as it turned out, it was not necessary. just a precaution. >> chief, is it normal or protocol for you to come out to these fires? i'm just wondering what you're doing here today at this fire. >> i'm a d.c. resident first of all. any time i hear a second
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 5:00am EDT
their test. >> reporter: anna is the dreghtor of education and advocacy for -- director of education and advocacy for carecen. she says citizenship is important for immigrants. >> you get information on policies that affect the community besides all other benefits that citizenship comes with, you know, being able to travel freely. >> reporter: gomez has worked for howard university hospital for 11 years. as a citizen she as her sights on other -- has her sights on other job opportunities. >> maybe i want to apply for a position in government. >> carecen charges $50 for class registration and $25 for books. for more information, go to jchayward.com. click on hero central. >>> thank you for watching 9news now at 6:00 a.m. good morning. i'm andrea roane. you missed a great last 15 minutes with henry winkler if you're just waking up.
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am EDT
. while another said not only did romney insult educators but the poor. and president obama wasn't a winner either. he lacked aggression. he we'd like you to leave your comments by going to our facebook page wusa9. >>> the economy and jobs will be an important part of the election. jessica is here with our local jobs picture and it's pretty good compared to the rest of the country. >> this is another situation where we're saying thank goodness we live in the washington region. the latest unemployment figures are out. let's take a look. at 5.5%, the washington metro area continues to have the lowest unemployment rate of the nation's major job markets. unemployment down all over. northern virginia came in at 4.3%, down from 4.8% at this time last year. suburban maryland stood at 6%, town from 6.2%. d.c. 8.8%. that was down from 10.4% this time last year. things are looking good right now but they may not continue to do so. >> when i first got here, it was always about the federal government and contractors made this place recession proof until we heard the word sequestration. and t
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
expensive to keep running, but citizens component to elizabeth. she educated herself about coal- fired plants and emissions and commissioned three studies. one of the most important studies was from a local scientist who disproved what the company was saying about something called downwash. instead of pollutant particle going up into the atmosphere, the scientists found they were actually coming down into the neighborhood. >> it proved that more than 1,200 hours a year this plant was emitting sulfur dioxide beyond the national standard. >> reporter: the downwash was due in part to the short stacks required because the plant is in the flight path of national airport. a penn state study matched the company's coal to that gray residue and a harvard study connected residents' health problems to pollutants spewed out by the plant. >> we can all take a deep breath. >> reporter: but until the last 15,000 tons of coal is gone elizabeth chimento will be keeping track. peggy fox, 9 news now. >> clean-up will take about 18 months at the plant. most of genon's 120 workers have transferred or ret
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am EDT
to the ballot. >> if they want to educate themselves, god bless them. >> reporter: it's tough to figure out how much the dream act would cost. montgomery county may have the most experience. it does not check students' papers. it just charges in county tuition for any student who has spent two years at a montgomery county high school. >> for us this idea really is a validation of what we already do. we don't anticipate a huge influx of additional students. >> this law will go down in flames in november. >> reporter: ricardo hopes he is wrong. bruce leshan, 9news now. >> two recent polls found about 60% of maryland voters support the dream act. just a third of voters oppose it. >>> the occupy protesters call this a week of resistance and it resumes today with more demonstrations in and around the district. yesterday the occupy movement marked its one-year anniversary with demonstrations across the country, and in d.c., a few dozen demonstrators made their way through downtown disrupting traffic along the way. the objective of the moment remains the same they say. fight corporate greed and corpor
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
his biggest spike of support when talking about education. when mr. romney after a fairly positive reception, his opening remarks did not fair nearly as well with the liberal leaning college crowd as the debate went on. as a journalist, i have to mention it wasn't just romney and obama that they were weighing in on tonight. they also weighed in on the moderator who got rave reviews for the most part. major spikes online. anita. >> interesting. okay. well, we decided to have a little fun as well with tonight's debate. we posted four words and asked our friends out them. how many times are they saying them. joining us now is our social media editor. when the bug words came up with what we as journalists are expecting from the debate. >> we had an informal news poll and the words we came up with were middle class, jobs, economy, and american people. president obama mentioned the middle class and income 18 times and mitt romney's most said word was job and jobs which he mentioned 23 times. american people was the least said word for actually both candidates. president obama with just f
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 7:00am EDT
math and science teach towers improve our education. doubling our exports. all of those things that will help create jobs as we move forward and strengthen our economy. i must say charlie i was struck by kevin's answer about the fact that once again the romney campaign says they really don't have time to discuss the specifics of their tax plan. and, you know, this is a $5 trillion tax cut for the wealthy. >> we haven't heard the specifics of what the president is prepared to do in terms of spending cuts as well. >> i don't think that's true. i think if you look at the budget plan that the president has outlined, he has a $4 trillion spending cut plan that deals to make sure our tax code is fair and that those that are on the upper end of that tax code are a paying more. mitt romney's $5 trillion tax plan isn't hard to explain because of the time it's hard to explain because of the math. the math doesn't add up. $5 trillion isn't paid for and what it requires is economic studies have shown this is that mitt romney has to raise taxes on middle class people to provide people like
CBS
Oct 1, 2012 5:09pm EDT
their test. >> reporter: anna nogosco is the director of education and advocacy for the organization and says citizenship is important for immigrants. >> you get to petition government for changes in policies that affect the community besides all other benefits that citizenship comes with, being able to travel freely. >> reporter: gomez has worked for howard university hospital 11 years. as a citizen she has her sights on other job opportunities. >> maybe i want to apply for another job. >> reporter: i'm jay jay, jc hayward hey -- jc hayward, 9 news now. >> to learn more you can go to jchayward.com. >>> this is 9 news now. >> my scenes have all corroded on the frames and the doors are getting the same way. >> that was the complaint back in 2005 from residents living near alexandria's coal-fired power plant and today after decades of fighting that plant on the banks of the potomac officially closed its doors. peggy fox sat down with the woman who made it possible. >> this is from the power plant. you can see it's very black and you can see my hands are black from it. >> reporter:
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00am EDT
detection, research, education, advocacy and community outreach. prevent cancer was also an original partner in the launch of buddy check 9 at wusa. some really great messages from a is surgeon who is also a survivor. what you can do even on a small part to prevent cancer. when we think about the various cancers, skin disease, skin cancer, lung cancer, stop smoking, sunscreen. those are ways to prevent some cancers. >>> thank you for watching 9news now at 6:00 a.m. good morning. i'm andrea roane. >>> i'm mike hydeck. beverly farmer will be here with traffic in just a moment. >> right now here's howard with our weather first. >>> a foggy start. radar is quiet. we don't have the pouring rains like yesterday
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
directed nutrition education for pcrn. she says there are many sources of calcium and protein that don't contain the saturated fat and lactose or dairy sugar in milk. including broccoli,tofu, and colored greens. >> you can eat the green, leafy vegetables and get all the nutrients you need. >> the petition says that kids don't need milk and that's just really difficult and not true. >> carrie represents a dairy industry group that finds pcrm, antimilk campaign outrageous. >> if you want to make up the available calcium in one cup of milk, you would need 13 servings of pinto beans and 15 half cup servings of spinage to make up that available calcium. i don't think kids are going to eat that much. >> a spokesperson says they haven't heard from parents who want this kind of change and it's unlikely to happen. wcrm is targeting the general public with its message. running ads in the d.c. metro system that play on the let's move campaign to advocate moving milk and cheese out of school lunches. >> it's really a sensationalist ad campaign that has an animal rights agenda. it's not base
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
, be more -- yes, not be so buffed down like he is always trying to educate. this wasn't the time for that. >> yeah. >> and what really hurt him though? >> what really hurt him was his lack of command and presence. it was like he wasn't there as a president, the strong confident leader that we know him to be. on a scale of one to ten he was himself, but he was like a four. he needed to be a ten that night. this is not a time to be like i'm off my game. he was just too passive, too reigned in, he did not even look at romney enough times. he was not making contact with romney. we the viewers will see him engaging with his candidate, but he didn't. so it looked like romney who did that, it looked like obama was kind of conceding, giving him a whole impression of being, you know, just passive. >> so romney seemed to be more in charge because he appeared to be more engaged, not just with obama? >> yes. let's talk about governor romney, both things that helped and hurt him. one quick sound byte and we'll talk about it. >> sure. >> look, i've got five boys. i'm used to people saying something tha
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 5:00pm EDT
standardized tests. the dean of education says there is some merit to that argument. >> policymakers should be making a decision based on s.a.t. scores. >> there's a silver lining in the latest numbers. >> more kids are take the s.a.t. than ever before. more variety of kids taking the s.a.t. from all over the country. they have more opportunities to take the test. that's fabulous. you know, the fact we have such diversity, represents the fact that the s.a.t. is changing. >> one of hundreds of universities that don't require s.a.t. tests for applicants anymore. they will look at the score if a student has taken the test, but they don't look at it as an indicator of how that student will perform in college. >>> some colleges have found that focusing first on the whole person, their grades, essaysextracurricular activities and life experiences will help them find the best students. >> i want kids to be great at writing. i want them to come with passion and excitement about what they are studying. >> in northwest washington, peggy fox, 9news now. >> i am here now with anita in the kitchen
CBS
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. an immigrant from india, who worked two jobs. made big sacrifices to get his son and daughter educated in this country. he was shot and killed as he pumped gas on connecticut avenue on october 3, one of three people killed that morning, a fourth was killed that night. his son, andrew, talked with us this afternoon. >> it's been a long time. we miss my dad. >> give me a memory or thought, what was he like? >> he was a bigger guy. he was a gentle giant. he works hard. i mean, came from another country. he did things me and my sister can't accomplish. he gave us opportunities we couldn't have. he was 17. it's very, very hard to see how somebody who is not your father has such an influence on you to make you do things you shouldn't be doing. when i was 17, i never thought about going around and doing some attacks on good people, you know. >> you've been watching us, told the washington post he was a monster, he felt like scum. this young man doesn't want to hear it. we heard that from a lot of people today. they are not in the mood for forgiveness. we talked to the wife earlier by phon
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
on his face. for the president accusing romney to seeking to cut money for education, romney snapped back in one of the debates few pointed moments. >> as a president you're entitied to your own airplane and own house but not your own facts. >> reporter: he offered few details about tax cuts. prompting the president to fire back. >> when governor romney said he'll replace it with something, but can't detail how it will be, in fact, replaced, and the reason he set up the system he did in massachusetts is because there isn't a better way of dealing with the pre-existing conditions. >> reporter: at one point the president admonished the moderator for limiting his time. but the president's demeanor outraged many of his supporters who were upset he didn't challenge romney more aggressively. >> i don't know what he was doing out there. he had his head down. enduring the debate. >> reporter: obama campaign sources concede romney's extensive debate preparation paid off. but david plouffe insisted the president was not off his game. >> people found him more steady tonight than romney. >> reporter:
CBS
Oct 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> but would it be enough to convince a jury? >> none of the jurors have education in cell phone how it works so that was kind of hard for us to make a decision. >> you are best friends. >> absolutely. >> would you if she asked you to kill somebody, would you do that? >> oh, my god, no. no. not for her. not for jesus christ himself. no. no. i don't have that in me. >> that's why this case is a little troubling. you might see a wife accused of killing her husband but a best friend, going to prison for life to help someone hill her husband. that's troubling for me. >> no thanks oil pass on that. going jail for killing somebody, nope. how important was the cell phone evidence? >> in this case it was critical and it's becoming more and more critical in these cases. often prosecutors are now able to bring cases they weren't able to bring in the past simply because they have this technology. the whole idea is every time you make a call or get a call, it's supposed to ping off the nearest cell tower. that's recorded and police can get those records. but sometimes it pings off a different tower. towe
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